NAC press release on extending flight services

Flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has released a press release stating to add flight on its international sector.

The corporation has planned to increase flights on international sector and has stated to increase flight frequency to Delhi sector as well as in Dubai in United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The airlines has increased flights to Delhi sector lately from 11 weekly flight to 14 weekly after the Jet airways suspended all its flight and now is planning to add 1 more daily flight increasing flights to 21 weekly flight.

The corporation will also add 1 flight weekly to Dubai. NAC is currently operating 3 weekly flights.

The corporation will also proceed to operate Approved Training Organization (ATO) in Nepal to train pilots for domestic flights. The corporation will also train senior pilots for Y-12e aircraft within a month and make arrangement for human resource to operate Twin-otter aircraft.

The corporation has also resumed training for co-pilots which had been halted from last 2 years. Out of 2 co-pilots, 1 has already completed training and is in process of License Endorsement from Civil Aviation Authority (CAAN).

NAC is also in process for line clearance of various pilots.

The corporation is in process for line clearance of various human resources of narrow-body aircraft and the corporation is also working on making capable human-resource for wide-body aircrafts.

The corporation is also in process to work on maintenance of wide body aircraft by corporation’s engineers which is currently being done by international company engineers.

Nepal Airlines’ Engineering (CAMO) is now ISO 9001:2015 Certified. The carrier is on the move to enhance further on safety and air worthiness of aircraft.

The Ground Handling of the corporation has been checked and renewed as per IATA and has been reviewed as international level.

The corporation has been operating flights to Delhi, Bangalore, Bombay, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Doha in the international sector with its 4 Airbus aircraft.

NAC had also prepared to commence flights to Japan from early June however, the corporation has now postponed the flights till end of August or early September due to very low bookings rate contradicting to the expectation of the management.

The corporation is also waiting for flight approval from China to operate flights to Guangzhou Baiyun International airport.

The corporation is also preparing to operate flights to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and in Seoul, South Korea.

Currently, the corporation has 2 wide-bodies Airbus A330, 2 narrow-body A320 series aircraft for international operation. The corporation is set to sell the only remaining Boeing 757 series aircraft from its fleet.

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